7. Updating the 2011 Budget

WHEREAS the Board of Governors, by resolution of October 26, 2010, approved the operating budgets for activities financed by unrestricted funds, fee for services income and designated funds of the Jewish Agency for Israel for the Fiscal Year January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011 (collectively hereinafter – “the October Budget”); and

 

WHEREAS the Executive made changes to the October Budget in its resolution dated January 3, 2011, pursuant to the authorization given to it by the Board of Governors in its resolution of October 26, 2010, and proposed additional changes in its resolution dated February 20, 2011;

 

It is hereby resolved:

 

1.       To increase the operating budgets of the Jewish Agency for


Israel
for the Fiscal Year January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011, so that the current aggregate amount of $325.348M is increased by $2.762M and to apply the increased framework, as detailed in the changes from the October Budget set out below:

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011 Budget Changes from October 2010

 

 

 
 

Income:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unrestricted Funds

 

 

 

 

 

Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) collective

 

 

2,000

 

 

 

Other Donations

 

 

500

 

 

 

Total

 

 

2,500

 

 

 

Fee For Services

 

 

62

 

 

 

Designated Funds

 

 

200

 

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

2,762

 

 

 

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011 Budget Changes from October 2010

 

 

Operating Budget:

 

 

 

 

 

Changes in budget financed by Unrestricted Funds:

 

 

 

 

 

General

 

 

[Reduction in] Unallocated cost reductions required to balance budget

 

 

2,000

 

 

Jewish Zionist Education Department

 

 

Youth activities

 

 

500

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

2,500

 

 

Changes in budget financed by Fee for services:

 

 

 

 

 

Immigration and Absorption Department

 

 

Preparation for Aliyah

 

 

-151

 

 

Aliyah Shlichim

 

 

-40

 

 

Infrastructure Abroad

 

 

-66

 

 

Absorption Centers

 

 

591

 

 

Young Adults' Programs

 

 

-270

 

 

Student Authority

 

 

-4

 

 

Jewish Zionist Education Department

 

 

MACHON - Young Leadership Training

 

 

-151

 

 

Ulpanim

 

 

127

 

 

Jewish Literacy Programming (including Higher Education)

 

 

-37

 

 

Programs with FSU Emigrants

 

 

10

 

 

FSU Infrastructure and Regional Operations

 

 

53

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

62

 

 

Changes in budget financed by Designated Funds:

 

 

 

 

 

Board of Governors

 

 

200

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

200

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

2,762

 

 

     

 

2.       With regard to the amount of $3.811M shown in the attached budget as "Unallocated cost reductions required to balance budget", the Chairman of Budget and Finance, working with the Director General of JAFI and the Director General of the Finance Department, after consultation with the Chairman of the Executive and the Chair of the Board of Governors, is hereby directed to prepare and submit to the Executive a program of budget transfers sufficient to allocate $3.811M of cost reductions. This program is to be submitted to the Executive for adoption no later than March 31, 2011.



3.       To make additional budget transfers in the budget for activities financed by unrestricted funds, at the joint request of the Operational Departments and the Finance Department (such departments being those in existence at February 18, 2011), and as approved by the Executive, as detailed below:

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

 

 

 

2011 Budget Changes from October 2010

 

 

Immigration and Absorption Department

 

 

 

 

 

Promoting and Preparing for Aliyah

 

 

Raising Awareness of Aliyah

 

 

-608

 

 

Preparation for Aliyah

 

 

-492

 

 

Aliyah Encouragement Missions

 

 

-309

 

 

Aliyah Shlichim

 

 

-402

 

 

Overseas Local Staff

 

 

-920

 

 

Aliyah Encouragement in Israel

 

 

-108

 

 

Marketing & Publications of Programs

 

 

-869

 

 

Infrastructure Abroad

 

 

-1,396

 

 

Other Programs (includes exchange rate fluctuation reserve)

 

 

117

 

 

Total

 

 

-4,987

 

 

Oleh Oriented Services

 

 

Oleh Service Center -Global Center

 

 

-41

 

 

Geographic Domains

 

 

-335

 

 

Aliyah-Klita Services

 

 

-1,164

 

 

Total

 

 

-1,540

 

 

Initial Absorption Services

 

 

Absorption Centers

 

 

-173

 

 

Initial Absorption In the Community

 

 

-185

 

 

Various Integration activities

 

 

-165

 

 

Grants for New Olim

 

 

-24

 

 

Young Adults' Programs

 

 

-326

 

 

Student Authority

 

 

-20

 

 

National Project for Ethiopian Absorption

 

 

-300

 

 

Other Programs (includes exchange rate fluctuation reserve)

 

 

28

 

 

Total

 

 

-1,165

 

 

Departmental Management

 

 

Departmental Management

 

 

114

 

 

Total

 

 

114

 

 

General

 

 

[Elimination of] Reduction to be Implemented

 

 

2,129

 

 

Total

 

 

2,129

 

 

Total

 

 

-5,449

 

 

 

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

 

 

 

2011 Budget Changes from October 2010

 

 

Jewish Zionist Education Department

 

 

 

 

 

Educators

 

 

Community Educators (Shlichim)

 

 

-100

 

 

Youth Movement Educators (Shlichim)

 

 

-200

 

 

Israeli Teachers - Supplemental Costs

 

 

-60

 

 

Pre Shlichut Cost - Senior educators

 

 

-484

 

 

Pre Shlichut Costs, Training and Ongoing Supervision (young shlichim)

 

 

-12

 

 

Security for Educators

 

 

64

 

 

Israeli counselors in Summer Camps -  North America

 

 

155

 

 

Israeli Educators - Zionist Seminars (Short - Term)

 

 

53

 

 

Education Department Representatives Worldwide

 

 

-70

 

 

Total

 

 

-654

 

 

Mutual connection and leadership

 

 

MACHON - Young Leadership Training

 

 

20

 

 

Total

 

 

20

 

 

Education Experiences in Israel

 

 

Masa

 

 

-2,000

 

 

Total

 

 

-2,000

 

 

Community partnerships

 

 

MAKOM

 

 

-206

 

 

Educational Activities Around the World

 

 

-117

 

 

Security for Educational Activities

 

 

33

 

 

Desks and Regional Offices

 

 

-108

 

 

Educational Technological Bridge

 

 

10

 

 

Jewish Education Research and Development

 

 

-116

 

 

Total

 

 

-504

 

 

Educational Activities in Former Soviet Union (FSU)

 

 

Youth activities

 

 

-49

 

 

Student Activities

 

 

-1

 

 

Pre and Post Israel Experience Programs

 

 

-18

 

 

Ulpanim

 

 

-1

 

 

Israeli Educators (Shlichim)

 

 

-200

 

 

Programs with FSU Emigrants

 

 

6

 

 

Other Programs (FSU)

 

 

-9

 

 

FSU Infrastructure and Regional Operations

 

 

-629

 

 

Total

 

 

-901

 

 

Other

 

 

Other Programs (includes exchange rate fluctuation reserve)

 

 

62

 

 

Total

 

 

62

 

 

Departmental Management

 

 

Departmental Management

 

 

-235

 

 

Total

 

 

-235

 

 

General

 

 

[Elimination of] Reduction to be Implemented

 

 

3,702

 

 

Indirect costs

 

 

-90

 

 

Total

 

 

3,612

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

-600

 

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

 

 

 

 

2011 Budget Changes from October 2010

 

 

Israel Department

 

 

 

 

 

Invest in opportunities for youth at risk

 

 

Youth Futures

 

 

-43

 

 

Youth Aliyah Villages

 

 

-614

 

 

Educational Advancement - Atidim, Net@ and Scientific Advancement for Ethiopian Olim

 

 

-270

 

 

Other Programs (includes exchange rate fluctuation reserve)

 

 

184

 

 

Total

 

 

-743

 

 

Shape the future of Israel together

 

 

Partnership 2000

 

 

-747

 

 

Other Programs (includes exchange rate fluctuation reserve)

 

 

54

 

 

Total

 

 

-693

 

 

Priority regions

 

 

Young Communities

 

 

23

 

 

Developing Small-Business Initiatives

 

 

-43

 

 

Scholarships

 

 

17

 

 

Strengthening the Priority Regions

 

 

-100

 

 

Total

 

 

-103

 

 

Jewish people hood and identity of young Israelis

 

 

Religious Streams

 

 

-230

 

 

Total

 

 

-230

 

 

Departmental Management

 

 

Departmental Management

 

 

-224

 

 

Total

 

 

-224

 

 

General

 

 

[Reduction in] Reduction to be Implemented

 

 

2,089

 

 

Total

 

 

2,089

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

96

 

 

 

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

 

 

 

2011 Budget Changes from October 2010

 

 

JAFI Wide Projects and Organizational Activities

 

 

 

 

 

Former Prisoners of Zion

 

 

-353

 

 

Connecting JAFI to Israel Society

 

 

-470

 

 

Activities with the Former Soviet Union Community

 

 

-10

 

 

Jewish People Policy Planning Institute

 

 

-55

 

 

World Jewish Restitution Organization

 

 

-18

 

 

Zionist Archive

 

 

-16

 

 

Other Depreciation

 

 

-35

 

 

Measurement of performance

 

 

-19

 

 

Improving of Quality Service

 

 

-8

 

 

Lobbyist in the Knesset

 

 

-6

 

 

Other Programs (includes exchange rate fluctuation reserve)

 

 

-228

 

 

[Elimination of] Reduction to be Implemented

 

 

548

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

-670

 

 

 

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

 

 

 

2011 Budget Changes from October 2010

 

 

Executive Offices, Support Units and Resources Development and Public Affairs

 

 

 

 

 

Executive Offices

 

 

Office of the Deputy Chairperson of the Executive

 

 

200

 

 

Board of Governors

 

 

65

 

 

Secretary General

 

 

37

 

 

Total

 

 

302

 

 

Support Units

 

 

Chief Information Officer

 

 

-370

 

 

Israel Merged Region

 

 

-72

 

 

Former Soviet Union Office

 

 

-369

 

 

Comptroller's Office

 

 

43

 

 

ERP and HR

 

 

370

 

 

Total

 

 

-398

 

 

Resources Development and Public Affairs

 

 

Jewish Agency International Development

 

 

1,716

 

 

Total

 

 

1,716

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

1,620

 

 

 

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

Program

 

 

2011 Budget Changes from October 2010

 

 

Summary and General

 

 

All abovementioned changes

 

 

-5,003

 

 

[Reduction in] Unallocated cost reductions required to balance budget

 

 

5,003

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

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